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ZIP Code 32609

Primary City:Gainesville, FL (View All Cities)
County: Alachua County
Timezone: Eastern (7:35pm)
Area code: 352 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.8, -82.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 32609

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 32609. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 32609. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 32609, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Gainesville, FL

Stats and Demographics for the 32609 ZIP Code

ZIP code 32609 is located in northeast Florida and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 32609 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 32609 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,756
Population Density 167 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,186
Median Home Value $103,100
Land Area 112.30 sq mi
Water Area 2.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,195
Median Household Income $33,504

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6725505447999368246895995476886996574563141851489962
Female553506542730837795671565552627714633481337255175171144
Total1,2251,0561,0861,5291,7731,6191,3601,1641,0991,3151,4131,290937651440323270206

Gender

 Male 9,468 50%
 Female 9,288 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,318 49.7%
 Black Or African American 8,322 44.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.4%
 Asian 285 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 234 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 514 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner67500616863899530325116
Renter48085053461644620611136
Total5471,3501,1501,4791,345736436152

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,124 30%
 Single Guardian 1,881 26%
 Singles 2,420 34%
 Singles With Roommate 770 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,058 70%
 Households with Kids 2,137 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14813013311410911910610710911910110998117111130154188216200
Female9912611410510511110295931301119610699112129140176173195
Total247256247219214230208202202249212205204216223259294364389395

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 32609 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 32609 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 32609 real estate data, the median home value of $103,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 32609 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 32609 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 32609 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,841 89.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 974 5.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 60 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 2 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 879 4.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,617 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,299 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,279 40%
 Households Vacant 991 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 542 54.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1.4%
 For Sale Only 135 13.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 4.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 225 22.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 93 3%
 1 Bedroom 744 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,424 48%
 3+ Bedroom 699 24%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $33,504 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 32609 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 32609 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,299 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,241 22%
 No Earnings 6,022 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,299 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,241 22%
 No Earnings 6,022 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,883 83.9%
 Public transportation 202 2.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 541 7.7%
 Worked at Home 372 5.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,299 22.1%
 High School Graduate 3,085 52.6%
 Associate's degree 462 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 792 13.5%
 Master's degree 181 3.1%
 Professional school degree 26 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 25 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,089 66.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 439 14.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 608 19.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 32609

ZIP Code 32609 is in the Alachua School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 32609.

N. Florida Juvenile Detention
3436 NE 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Alachua School District
Alachua County Jail
3333 NE 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Alachua School District
Stephen Foster Elementary School
3800 NW 6th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alachua School District
W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School
1250 NE 18th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alachua School District
Howard W. Bishop Middle School
1901 NE 9th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alachua School District
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Elementary School
3500 NE 15th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alachua School District
Fearnside Family Services Center
3600 NE 15th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alachua School District
The One Room School House Project
4180 NE 15th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alachua School District
Hoggetowne Middle School
1717 NE 9 St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alachua School District
Genesis Preparatory School
207 NW 23rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alachua School District
One Room Middle School
4180 NE 15th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alachua School District
Gainesville High School
1900 NW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alachua School District
North American Family Institute Alachua Academy
3436 NE 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alachua School District
Siatech Gainesville
5301 NE 40th Ter
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alachua School District
Mycroschool Gainesville
2209 NW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alachua School District

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